Full Name
Mallory Gaines
Job Title
Director of Market Access and Multilateral Affairs
American Feed Industry Association
Speaker Bio
Mallory Gaines is the American Feed Industry Association’s director of market access and trade policy. Gaines is responsible for developing, implementing and communicating the organization’s trade policy goals and activities and supporting the growth of trade-related policies that are in the best interests of expanding U.S. exports. She also supports the work of AFIA’s International Trade Committee.

She provides support to AFIA’s senior director of international policy and trade on international trade regulatory and policy initiatives and representing AFIA members engaged in international trade.

Gaines joined AFIA in June 2019 after founding Gage Group Consulting, a boutique consulting firm based in Denver, Colo., which offered strategic advice, issues management and innovative initiatives for trade associations, university clients and for-profit companies. Prior to that, she managed the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s international standard-setting initiatives, advancing NCBA’s positions and support of scientifically sound practices worldwide.

Gaines holds a bachelor’s degree in animal science from the University of Delaware.
Mallory Gaines